A party without much urban infrastructure starts thinking about the future, from council races on up.
Metropolitan political divides have replaced the old red-state/blue-state cleavage.
Tea Party America doesn't look much like the base of the big-business Republican Party.
There's a decisive break between Democratic and Republican support at a population density of 800 persons/per square mile.
Research finds that Republicans are more likely to crank up the AC in the summer.
How politics are inseparable from density, and what this means for Republicans.
And some other House races to keep your eye on.
Also, Tampa is going to ban water pistols (but not real guns) from the 2012 Republican National Convention, and more.
The percentage of Americans who say they lean Republican has increased in 47 of the 50 states